Degree Program in English

Degree Program in English

World Politics

Master Program

English or Russian language

120 ECTS

Faculty of International Relations and Politics

4 Semesters / 2 years

4320 hours

The Master Program is designed for international Bachelor’s students who wish to become professionals in the field of international relations, capable of creative development for the implementation of public administration skills in policy and economics.

It addresses current issues of the modern integration processes in the Eurasian region.

Target audience:

  • International students graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and interested to deepen their knowledge in this field
  • International students with a Bachelor’s Degree in any field interested in pursuing a Master’s Degree in International Relations


Compulsory courses:

  • Analysis of international situations 
  • Expertise and forecast in international relations 
  • International information security: theory and practice 
  • Foreign language 
  • Methodology and philosophy of science 
  • Foreign languages in international research 
  • Foreign language in the sphere of professional communication 
  • Geoeconomic formula of the world order in the era of global transformations 
  • Political consulting 

Additional courses:

  • The main trajectories of the evolution of the world order in the 21st century 
  • Regional subsystems of international relations of 21st century 
  • Foreign policy process and modern foreign policy strategy of Russia 
  • Current trends in the international security 
  • Transformation of the political system of the world 
  • Conflicts in the modern world 
  • Foreign language in the negotiation practice 
  • Methods of information collection and processing 
  • Guidelines for working with international legal and diplomatic documents 

Elective courses:

  • National state and non-state actors of world politics 
  • Crises in world politics 
  • International integration in the Eurasian region 
  • International integration in the European region 
  • Ethnocultural processes in world politics 
  • Migration processes in the modern world 

Learning outcomes:

  • Elaborating analytical research strategies
  • Planning of long- and middle-term international activities​
  • Development of draft agreements, contracts, event programs as well as diplomatic documents​
  • Conducting analysis, planning and forecasting in the field of international relations, providing rationale and analysis of the adopted programs implementation​
  • Examination of international projects, events and agreements​
  • Understanding of the logic of global processes and development of worldwide political system of international relations, knowledge of key trends in the development of current key integration processes​
  • Basic skills of an applied international environment analysis
  • Ability to monitor the dynamics of global security environment key features as a part of the Russian Federation policy
  • Understanding of interregional cooperation opportunities taking into account political and legal special features of regions locally and globally


  • Experienced teaching staff involving practitioners and international scholars
  • Curricula is developed in cooperation with prospective employers
  • 2 languages – English and Russian

Admission requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Level of English – B2

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